Religion: Jews Honor Christian

Why are you rabbis so eager to provide a chaplain for the few Jewish convicts at Joliet when you take so little interest in the spiritual instruction of the 400 Jewish undergraduates at the University of Illinois?

Many of these students take courses from me in Biblical literature. I am ashamed because they know so little about the Scriptures which their own forebears created.

In 1922, these words of Congregationalist Professor Edward Chauncey Baldwin spurred into action the B'nai B'rith (Sons of the Covenant), biggest and best-known Jewish fraternal organization. Results are the...

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